North African Chicken and Couscous

Recipe by AcadiaTwo
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READY IN: 1hr 34mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large sauce pan, add olive oil and saute onions until caramelized on low heat for about 8-10 minutes stirring frequently.
  • Add cumin and sugar and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes stirring on low. (Do not let sugar burn).
  • Cut chicken pieces into bite sized pieces.
  • Add stock, chickpeas, raisins, saffron, cinnamon, chicken and bring to a light boil, then cover, reduce to simmer and cook for 30 minutes stirring frequently.
  • Meanwhile, pre-heat the oven at 350 degrees F. Line a jelly roll pan with baking parchment paper, toast the almonds with the clarified butter drizzled over them for about 10-15 minutes in a 350 degree F oven and set aside.
  • Stir couscous into boiling water, remove from heat and cover tightly, let stand for 8 minutes.
  • Uncover and fluff with a fork.
  • Serve with couscous on bottom, then chicken mixture and top with toasted almonds.
  • Enjoy!
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